The family of a Dunlap man has reported him missing to Elkhart County police.
The family of Mark Miller, 44, last saw him Sept. 7, and reported him missing Monday. Miller owns and lives in the Tattoo Shop across U.S. 33 from the Goodwill store.
Miller is a white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds and having brown hair and blue eyes.
Elkhart County police Capt. James Bradberry said Thursday there is no evidence of foul play. Police are investigating the disappearance and following leads, he said.
Anyone wanting to provide information to investigators should call Elkhart County police at 533-4151.
Crash report inaccurate
A report in Thursday’s Goshen News regarding a Wednesday crash at C.R.s 131 and 8 contained inaccurate information.
It was incorrectly reported that driver Kenneth M. Miller of Middlebury disregarded a stop sign. The News regrets the error.
Crash injures two
Two Middlebury residents were taken to a hospital after a two-vehicle crash in St. Joseph County, Michigan, Tuesday.
Michigan State Police said the collision occurred at 3:45 p.m. at Dickinson and Constantine roads. According to police, a Honda Accord driven by Cody Trump, 18, Middlebury, pulled in front of 1993 Ford Ranger driven by Christopher Hostetler, 34, White Pigeon. The automobiles collided.
Police said Hostetler was treated at the scene, and Trump refused medical treatment. Two passengers in the Trump vehicle, Jerry Trump, 18, and Chad Bowers, 26, Middlebury, were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
• Jay Anderson, 19845 Ind. 120, Bristol, told Elkhart County police his home was burglarized between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Taken were rifles and shotguns, scrap wire, three Brighton watches, three Brighton bracelets and a Toshiba laptop computer.
• Tamago Anderson and Jennifer Morgan told Goshen police their home at 1601 S. Main St. was burglarized between 3 and 8 a.m. Wednesday. Two television sets, two computers and an Xbox were taken.
• Patrick Tiller, 58171 Ox Bow Drive, Elkhart, told Elkhart County police someone stole lawn equipment and tools out of his attached garage between 9:30 p.m. Monday and 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.
• Mellisa Faye Miller told Goshen police Wednesday that someone broke into her house and stole several electronic items.
• Charles Phillips reported two burglaries at his business, Phillips & Son Irrigation, 20402 C.R. 8, Bristol, to Elkhart County police.
The first occurred between 5 p.m. Aug. 24 and 8 a.m. Aug. 27, when a laptop computer, a drill, a power saw and an impact wrench were taken. The second occurred between 5 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8 a.m. Sept. 10, when insulated copper wire was stolen.
• Amy Brewer, 22273 C.R. 20, Goshen, told Elkhart County police her garage door opener was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway. The theft occurred between 1 p.m. Sunday and 1 p.m. Monday.
• Matthew Gull told Elkhart County police someone took several items from his 2005 Honda Civic while the vehicle was at 50813 C.R. 23, Bristol.
• Darla Schaaf told Elkhart County police someone took a GPS system and a Dell laptop computer from her 2006 Chrysler Pacifica. The theft occurred between 9:01 p.m. Sept. 6 and 6:45 a.m. Sept. 7 while the vehicle was at 55300 C.R. 31, Bristol.
• Elkhart County police reported two recent thefts along Oak Tree Lane, Bristol.
Someone stole wallets belonging to Steven and Jennifer Jackson from their vehicle while it was parked in their driveway at 50917 Oak Tree Lane. The theft occurred between 10:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and 9 a.m. Sept. 7.
Rebecca Little told police someone stole a GPS system and a portable DVD player from her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway at 50801 Oak Tree Lane.
• Elizabeth Stalhood told Goshen police Saturday her vehicle was broken into while it was parked in front of her residence at 500 Mercer. Stalhood’s registration was taken, and other items were thrown around.
• Shane Vanness, 1207 Chicago Ave., told Goshen police Sunday that items were taken from his back yard.
• Johnny Lee Matthew II, 615 S. Ninth St., told Goshen police his BMX bike was stolen from 223 S. Main St. Monday.
• Ray Brewer told Elkhart County police someone stole a Stihl chainsaw from an outbuilding at his home at 11396 C.R. 4, Middlebury. The theft occurred between 7 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.
• Esther Hershberger, 21901 C.R. 45, Goshen, told Elkhart County police someone took a dolly and radiator from her garage between 5 p.m. Sunday and noon Monday.
• Cody Collins told Elkhart County police someone kicked in the front door of his home at 636 S. Wildflower, Bristol, and stole several clothing items and toys. Several walls in the residence were also damaged. The incident occurred between around 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Monday.
• Joshua Mulhurn told Elkhart County police a theft occurred at his home at 19260 Wigwam Court, Bristol, between 6 and 10 p.m. Sept. 6.
Meth lab found
The remains of a dismantled methamphetamine lab were located around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday along C.R. 50 east of C.R. 35 near New Paris. The Indiana State Police meth lab team was contacted to clean up the items, according to Elkhart County police.
Vandalism/criminal mischief reports
• A vandalism at the Goshen skate park, 102 Chicago Ave., was reported to city police at 2:36 p.m. Wednesday.
• Goshen park staff told city police Monday someone spray-painted graffiti on the walking bridge between North Fifth Street and Cottage Avenue.
• Rusty Edwards told Goshen police Monday someone vandalized the window on his truck while the vehicle was parked in front of his home at 400 S. Sixth St.
• Pamela Wood of 53000 Pine Brook Drive told Elkhart County police that two juveniles threw stones at her vehicle and chipped the paint. The incident occurred at 6 p.m. Wednesday on the U.S. 20 bypass near U.S. 33.
• Shortly after 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Elkhart County police received a report of people throwing eggs of the overpass at C.R.s 30 and 17. Three juveniles, ages 14 and 15, were later found on C.R. 17 in the road construction area. They were released to their parents pending a juvenile court appearance.
• A 35-year-old Elkhart man told Goshen police he was battered around 6 p.m. Tuesday by two male co-workers a Kinro plant 29, 1724 Eisenhower Drive.
• Jonathan R. Bratton, 22, South Bend, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a 10:05 p.m. traffic stop on Ind. 15 south of C.R. 10 near Bristol. He was incarcerated on charges of possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of prescription drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Elkhart County police stopped a vehicle driven by Dennis Miller, 18, Shipshewana, at Ind. 13 and C.R. 38, Millersburg, shortly after 10 p.m. Sept. 7. Police said Miller and a 17-year-old passenger were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages and be in possession of them. Miller was cited into Magistrate Court and the other teen was released to the custody of his parents and referred to juvenile court.
• Goshen police arrested Jose Patlan and Javier Lopez-Torres, both 20 years old and living at 136 Brookside Manor, Sunday night on charges of illegal consumption of alcoholic beverages. The incident occurred at 159 Roxbury Park. Martin Patlan, 26, 159 Roxbury, was arrested on charges of resisting/fleeing law enforcement and never receiving a driver’s license.
The following motorists were arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated:
• Ricky Deavers, 46, Elkhart, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a traffic stop on Ind. 120 west of Ind. 15 around 10 p.m. Tuesday. In addition to a felony OWI charge, Deavers was also arrested on a charge of being a habitual traffic violator.
• John C. Oswald, 36, Syracuse, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a traffic stop at 1:12 a.m. Sunday at Jefferson Street and C.R. 46 in New Paris. He was arrested on a felony OWI charge because there was a 15-year-old passenger in his vehicle, police reported.
The family of a Dunlap man has reported him missing to Elkhart County police.
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